Sheepshead Bay—Homecrest—Manhattan Beach—Gravesend
A jewel thief snagged $140,000 in jewelry and cash from a Parkway Court home on Oct. 26.
The victim told police they left the house near Ocean Parkway around 2 pm and discovered the property missing upon their return home at 1:30 am the following morning.
A foodie freebooter stole $200 in various food items from a Gravesend Neck Road gourmet food store on Oct. 22.
The store owner told police the bandit entered through the rear door of the property between E.14th and E. 15th street at around 3:30 pm and swiped $150 in cash and an iPhone 7 in addition to food items.
Three street pillagers robbed an 11-year-old kid of $50 on E. 22nd Street on Oct. 23.
Police said the three thieves approached the victim between Avenue V and W. 23rd street at around 4:30 pm and knocked him to the ground before taking his money.
A mugger robbed a woman’s bag on Haring Street on Oct. 24.
Police said the crook snagged the bag between Avenue T and Avenue U at around 9:40 pm, before fleeing north on Haring Street — where he dropped the bag after a witness alerted police.
Bike lane robbery!
A bike-peddling bandit snagged a pedestrian’s purse while riding on E. 18th Street on Oct. 26.
The 65-year-old victim told police that she struggled with the cyclist between Avenue U and Avenue V at around 9 pm before he took off with her purse.
— Jessica Parks